Russell, Peter, 1921-2003

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Peter Russell was an English poet, translator and critic. In the mid 1970s he held a writing fellowship as poet in residence at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. In 1979 he settled permanently in Italy, where he spent the rest of his life.

From the description of Peter Russell fonds. [1947-1972]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676750031

British poet and publisher Peter Irwin Russell was born in 1921; his first book of poetry was published in 1944; became editor of Nine magazine (1949-57), owner of a bookshop and poetry press (1950-63), poet-in-residence at the Univ. of Victoria, BC (1972-74), teacher at Purdue Univ. (1976-77), teaching fellow at the Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, Tehran (1977-79), and became editor of Marginalia in 1990; published poetry, translations, and other works, including Picnic to the moon (1944), An examination of Ezra Pound : a collection of essays (1950), Images of desire : discrete sonnets (1962), Theories (1978), The Pound connection (1992), and The language of the spirit (1997).

From the description of Papers, ca. 1945-1961. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40496735

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British poet and publisher Peter Irwin Russell was born in 1921; his first book of poetry was published in 1944; became editor of Nine magazine (1949-57), owner of a bookshop and poetry press (1950-63), poet-in-residence at the University of Victoria, British Columbia (1972-74), teacher at Purdue University (1976-77), teaching fellow at the Imperial Iranian Academy of Philosophy, Tehran (1977-79), and became editor of Marginalia in 1990; published poetry, translations, and other works, including Picnic To The Moon (1944), An Examination of Ezra Pound: A Collection Of Essays (1950), Images of Desire: Discrete Sonnets (1962), Theories (1978), The Pound Connection (1992), and The Language Of The Spirit (1997).

From the guide to the Peter Russell Papers, 1945-1961, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Russell, Peter, 1921-2003. Quintilius and his gods (the fourth elegy of Quintilius) University College Dublin, James Joyce Library
referencedIn Gordon Cairnie papers, 1922-1973. Houghton Library
creatorOf Russell, Peter, 1921-2003. Peter Russell fonds. [1947-1972]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Papers, 1958-1964. Washington University in St. Louis, .
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Additional papers, 1917-1962 and undated. Houghton Library
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
creatorOf Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Literary papers, 1722-1963. Rutgers University
creatorOf Peter Russell Papers, 1945-1961 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
creatorOf Abse, Dannie. Nimbus magazine archive, 1945-1962. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Olga Rudge Papers, 1887-1989 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. Harry M. Meacham papers [manuscript] , 1900-75. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. E.E. Cummings collection. [1950-1959]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1931-1963. Correspondence, 1950-1962. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Ezra Pound papers : addition, 1862-1983, 1960-1971 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn T. S. Eliot Collection TXRC07-A6., 1905, 1917-1979 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Durrell, Lawrence. Lawrence Durrell collection. [1950-2001]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Ezra Pound Collection, 1905-1975, (bulk 1930-1960). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Correspondence (arranged by correspondent), c1909 to 2004 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn James Stevens-Cox collection of William Barnes, 1825-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Russell, Peter, 1921-. Papers, ca. 1945-1961. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Nimbus Magazine Records TXRC94-A20., 1945-1962 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Ezra Pound Collection TXRC98-A12., 1905-1975, bulk 1930-1960 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Bean, Arthur Parsons. Papers of Arthur Parsons Bean [manuscript], 1948-1981. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Ezra Pound papers : addition, 1862-1983 (bulk 1960-1971). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Russell, Peter, 1921-. 1 TLS, 1967 Dec. 16, Castello 3611, Venice, Italy, to Muriel Rukeyser. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Wykes-Joyce, Max. Max Wykes-Joyce papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1949-1991. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T.S. Eliot Collection, 1905, 1917-1979. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Rudge, Olga, 1895-1996. Olga Rudge papers, 1887-1989. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Bean, Arthur Parsons. person
correspondedWith Cairnie, Gordon. person
associatedWith Carter, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1931-1963 person
associatedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. person
associatedWith Durrell, Lawrence. person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Windham, 1858-1934 person
associatedWith Grindea, Miron. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 person
associatedWith Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975. person
correspondedWith Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Nimbus: A Magazine of Literature, the Arts, and New Ideas corporateBody
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 person
associatedWith Quintilius Stultus, Cittinus Aurelianus. person
associatedWith Rudge, Olga, 1895- person
associatedWith Rudge, Olga, 1895-1996. person
associatedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980, person
correspondedWith Stevens-Cox, James, collector. person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Wykes-Joyce, Max. person
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England
Subject
Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
Periodical editors--Archival resources
English poetry--20th century
Occupation
Periodical editors--England--Archival resources
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Birth 1921-09-16

Death 2003-01-22

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